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For those who have little time but wish to get a glimpse and taste of the desert, this is the ideal trip. It is a two-day journey across the High Atlas Mountains and the Dra'a valley to reach the Tinfou dunes near Zagora.

   
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The day trip to Ouarzazate and the neighbouring kasbahs appeals but you would rather go more slowly, take more time, explore deeper, chat to local people. This trip allows all that and includes two oases, one home to many, some crumbling kasbahs at the head of the Valley of a Thousand Kasbahs and one tucked away in the hills near Ouarzazate, sheltering a traditional Berber village. There is an opportunity to visit the Atlas film studios and / or look for coloured stones in the Amethyst Valley.

   
the road to the dades gorges

A trip leading through the two most famous valleys of the south: the Dades and the Draa. You have a short but full impresssion of this area of Morocco with its mountains, gorges, valleys, kasbahs, rivers, rock formations, oases and dunes, not to mention the splendour of the night sky, the sunset and the sunrise as well as the hospitality of the Sahara.

   
camelback tents and dunes

A short trip across the High Atlas mountains, descending past the oases and kasbahs of the Dra'a valley as far as the dunes at Erg Lihoudi in Mhamid El Ghizlane. From Mhamid you continue out into the dunes at Chagaga, where the silence and the expanse of dunes are breath-taking. You spend the first night in a kasbah and the next in nomad tents in the desert.

   
ait ben haddou

This is one of our most popular trips. Enjoy the panoramas and kasbahs of the High Atlas, admire the famous gorges of the Dades and the Toudgha rivers past oases and amazing rock formations, sleep in a nomad tent or under the stars in the deep, golden dunes of Erg Chebbi in Merzouga, even spend a night in a kasbah itself. You will feel you have been away longer than four days.

   
a caravan of camels

Kasbahs and dunes are the highlights of this tour with the additional pleasures of crossing the High Atlas and descending the Dra'a valley to follow the ancient route of the caravans from across the Sahara. Spend a night in a kasbah and then two magical nights in a bivouac of nomad tents.

   
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The dryness of the desert and the refreshing sea air - all in one trip, starting from Marrakesh and ending in Essaouira for a night. Start by crossing the High Atlas and a visit to Ait Ben Haddou, continue to the far dunes of Cheggaga via Zagora. take to the mountains again via Tarroudant and the Tizi-n-Test pass near Toubkal, the highest mountain in north Africa. In Essaouira you can relax, shop and enjoy fresh fish.

   
cheggaga bivouac

This route is designed for those who would like to see the gorges in the Dades valley but prefer to seek out the desert in the distant dunes of Chagaga where the silence and extent of rolling dunes are majestic and overwhelming.

   
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This trip takes you to the red sand dunes of Erg Chebbi in Merzouga via Agdez and the Dra'a Valley The return to Marrakesh differs from most trips by first taking you to the Toudgha gorges near Tinghir and then north into the mountains at Imilchil. From there you continue to Kasba Tadla on the road from Marrakesh - Fes, before visiting the waterfalls in Beni Mellal and Ouzoud and the clear, fish-filled lake at Ben L'Ouidane.

   
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This trip takes you from Marrakesh to Fes by way of the High Atlas mountains, the valleys and gorges of the south of Morocco. You spend two nights in the dunes of Erg Chebbi in Merzouga with a camel trek of one day, before continuing across the Middle Atlas to Fes.

   
a sharp edge

Get right out into the distant dunes to experience the dunes of Erg Lihoudi at Mhamid and Erg Cheggaga, where you are far away from villages and surrounded by a sea of dunes and the expansive silence. At night there is a panoply of stars to watch and dream under.

   
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This is one of our most popular trips with an extra night in Ouarzazate to allow more time over the mountains and visit the kasbahs. Enjoy the panoramas and kasbahs of the High Atlas, admire the famous gorges of the Dades and the Toudgha rivers past oases and amazing rock formations, sleep in a nomad tent or under the stars in the deep, golden dunes of Erg Chebbi in Merzouga, even spend a night in a kasbah itself. You will feel you have been away longer than five days.

   
light through the tents

Experience Morocco from inside and try a homestay with a family, spend a night in a traditional kasbah and a nomadic tent. Spend the last night in a traditional auberge in the the hidden mountain village, where the caravans came to rest to distribute their wares towards Fes and Marrakesh.

   
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The majority of Berber towns and villages begin with the letter "t"! Here are four of them - Telouet, the famous kasbah of the last Pasha of Marrakesh, off the beaten track in the High Atlas, Tata, a small village right on the very edge of the Sahara and at the end of a long, winding gorge off the usual tourist path; Tafrouate, especially famous for the painted rocks outside the town; Taroudant, called the "little Marrakesh". Berber life can be very varied, as you will discover on this trip.

   
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Mountains, valleys, gorges, amazing rock formations, oases, desert skies, kasbahs, Berber villages, nomad tents, home cooking, camels, silence - majesty: all of these are awaiting you on this trip south of the High Atlas mountains and into the desert.

   
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The lure of a surfers' dream waves along the Atlantic coast, passing Essaouira and down to the little town with a Spanish flair at Sidi Ifni, back to the silver town of Tiznit and into the interior to visit the painted rocks of Tafrouate. On to the "little Marrakesh" of Taroudant, the saffron centre of Tilaouine and the town of Berber rugs, Taznakht. From there continuation to the Sahara and the dunes of Erg Chagaga, the longest in Morocco, and return to Marrakesh up the Dra'a Valley and all its oases and finally passing the famous kasbahs, of Telouet and Ait ben Haddou before crossing the Tizi-n-Tichka pass!

   
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This is one our longest trips, as it encompasses the Erg Chebbi dunes at Merzouga, as well as the dunes south of Zagora at Erg Chagaga. So you manage to see all the varying landscapes and features of this part of Morocco - kasbahs, valleys, gorges, dunes, bivouacs, oases, Berbers and nomads.

   
light through the tents

This is a longer circuit than others, going over Tizi-n-Test in the High Atlas on the way south and Tizi-n-Tichka on the return. In between you go through the saffron valley, and later the valley of the roses. And in between lie the dunes of Chagaga and Erg Chebbi in Merzouga, the oases and gorges of the south.

   
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This trip is to offer you the majesty of the mountains, southern towns, the dunes and scenery that make the south of Morocco unique: the oases, desert, kasbahs, rock formations, Berber villages and the local people of great friendliness and hospitality.

   
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You have heard so much about the famous red sand of the Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga. They have become one of your goals for your short time in Morocco and in Ouarzazate. This two day trip will allow you to get there, have a camel ride, watch the sunset, enjoy the camp-fire and music in the bivouac and spend a night in the dunes under a star-lit sky.

   
dawn light over the trees

You don't have much time but the desert is a must. That is why you came to Ouarzazate after all! This two day trip may be short but you feel as if you have been away longer as there is so much to see and experience. Let the photos show you the loveliness of this region.

   
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You don't have much time but just have to get to the desert for a taste of the dunes and a camel ride! If this is the case for you, then take this brief trip. Take in the spectacular rock formations, valleys and oases along the way for an overview of the scenery of this part of Morocco.

   
chris at sunset

For dunes and desert this is the trip to take! Down the Dra'a valley to the end of the road and the start of the desert at Mhamid and then off into the remote dunes of Erg Cheggaga, where there is nothing but a sea of sand and silence.

   
a sharp edge

This trip comprises the gems of the south with two nights in a bivouac and one in a riad. Four days are spent travelling along the Dra'a valley and out into the Sahara. At the end a visit to Ait Ben Haddou, the most famous kasbah in Morocco, is on the schedule, with the rest of the day in the Dades gorges.

   
magic sunrise

You're in Agadir but you still want to see the famous gorges, rock formations and colours of the Dades valley. And you want a camel ride in the Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga - that red sand you've seen in all the photos. But it should not leave out the two famous High Atlas Mountains kasbahs of Telouet and Ait ben Haddou as well as a spot of sight-seeing in Marrakesh.

   
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Cross the Middle Atlas mountains to Erg Chebbi in Merzouga before travelling to the famous gorges of Toudgha and Dades and through the valley of the thousand kasbahs. The route to Marrakesh lies over the High Atlas, after visiting the most famous kasbahs of Morocco.

   
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This is trip is for all those who would like a very personal, accompanied trip, starting in Casablanca and travelling to the Imperial cities of Rabat, Meknes and Fes. Then we go across the Middle Atlas to the desert and gorges and finally pass over the High Atlas to arrive in Marrakesh. We stop at each city to see the sights and spend the night in a traditional riad. In the desert you take a camel ride and spend the night in a traditional nomad tent.

   
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